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REIGN OF FIRE

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Reign of Fire

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
102 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/12/02
performer:
Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Gerard Butler, Izabella Scorupco
director:
Rob Bowman
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Gregg Chabot, Matt Greenberg, Kevin Peterka
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, ActionAdventure

We gave it a B

If you see just one craptacular summer movie about an earth ruled by fireball-breathing dragons, then rescued by a Patton-like warrior (Matthew McConaughey) and his British ally (Christian Bale), make it this one. In fact, the season could do with more unself-important, happy-to-be-rip-roaring throwback movies like this one: The throwaway good humor is as rare as dragon’s eggs.